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Dr. Robert Rothstein 2017-05-01T17:39:34+00:00
Robert Rothstein, MD
Robert Rothstein, MDOphthalmologist
Dr. Robert Rothstein specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology and the surgical and medical management of Glaucoma, in addition to caring for all eye problems and conditions.

Dr. Robert Rothstein’s C.V.

2002-Present EYE CARE SPECIALTIES OF NEW YORK
Solo private practice specializing in the surgical and medical management of Glaucoma Neuro-Ophthalmology.

1999-2000, NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY
2002-Present Clinical Resident Instructor in Glaucoma Clinic and member of Glaucoma Service

1999-2001 BRIGHTON EYE CENTER
Solo private practice in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Glaucoma.

2000-2002 NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL/JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER
Attending Ophthalmologist. Chief of Neuro-Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Services.
Responsibilities include outpatient clinic sessions, inpatient consultations, surgical cases, resident training, and administrative duties.

1999-2003 SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
Consultant in Glaucoma and Neuro-Ophthalmology.

1999-2000 STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Consultant in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Glaucoma.
Responsibilities include outpatient and inpatient care, ophthalmic surgery, residency instruction, and administrative duties. Consultation work included Rehabilitation Services, Burn Unit, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Unit.

1999-2001 KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
Outpatient and inpatient consultations in General Ophthalmology, Glaucoma and Neuro-Ophthalmology. Extensive work with nursing home residents, rehabilitation patients.
Consultant for Traumatic Brain Injury Unit.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

1998-1999 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN
Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology. Inpatient and Outpatient Clinical Work. Training  included work with nursing home residents,Patients on Rehabilitation Medicine Service.
Intensive rounds on Traumatic Brain Injury Unit . Neuroradiology didactic training.
Clinics in Neuro-Ophthalmology. Externship at Montefiore Medical Center with Thomas Slamovits during fellowship.

1997-1998 NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY
Fellowship in Glaucoma. Worked at Glaucoma Associates and the Glaucoma Clinic at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Training included clinical practice, surgical experience, didactic training, research and clinical teaching of the residents.

1994-1997 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN
Residency in Ophthalmology

1993-1994 LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
Internship in Internal Medicine

1989-1993 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN
Doctor of Medicine awarded from College of Medicine

1986-1993 BROOKLYN COLLEGE-SUNY HSCB SEVEN YEAR BA/MD PROGRAM
This program incorporates 3 years of of college with 4 years of medical school; Baccalaureate attained in Biological Sciences

HONORS/AWARDS

Brooklyn College Magna Cum Laude
Brooklyn College Foundation Scholarship
Building Industry Scholarship
New York State Regents Scholarship
Brooklyn College Retired Institute Scholarship
Jerusalem Examination Diploma
Awarded by the Hebrew University of Israel upon completion of studies and vigorous examination in Hebrew language and literature.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at New York Medical College

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
License in Medicine and Surgery in New York State

MEMBERSHIP

American Academy of Ophthalmology
New York Society of Clinical Ophthalmology
New York Glaucoma Society
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS

UBM Characteristics of Iris Neuroepithlelial Cysts- ARVO Presentation 1998
Retrospecrive Study on Canalicular Repairs- AAO Presentation 2001
Anterior Uveitis ans Peripheral Iridotomies – ARVO Presentation 2005

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Alzheimer’s Disease and Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome
Alzheimer’s Dementia and Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease
Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Headaches
Narrow Angle Glaucoma

LECTURES

December 10, 1998 Low Tension Glaucoma
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

March 4, 1999 Automated Visual Fields in Glaucoma and Neuroopthalmology
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

July 1, 2000 Ophthalmic Anatomy
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

February 2, 2001 The Art of Goniosciopy
Grand Rounds at SUNY College of Optometry

March 20, 2001 Gonioscopy in the Diagnosis of Glaucoma
Faculty Development at SUNY College of Optometry

February 27, 2002 The Conundrum of the Swollen Optic Disc
Grand Rounds at SUNY College of Optometry

March 18, 2002 The Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Optic Nerve
Grand Rounds at Montefiore Department of Ophthalmology

Brooklyn College Magna Cum Laude
Brooklyn College Foundation Scholarship
Building Industry Scholarship
New York State Regents Scholarship
Brooklyn College Retired Institute Scholarship
Jerusalem Examination Diploma
Awarded by the Hebrew University of Israel upon completion of studies and vigorous examination in Hebrew language and literature.
Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at New York Medical College
Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
License in Medicine and Surgery in New York State
American Academy of Ophthalmology
New York Society of Clinical Ophthalmology
New York Glaucoma Society
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
UBM Characteristics of Iris Neuroepithlelial Cysts- ARVO Presentation 1998
Retrospecrive Study on Canalicular Repairs- AAO Presentation 2001
Anterior Uveitis ans Peripheral Iridotomies – ARVO Presentation 2005
Alzheimer’s Disease and Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome
Alzheimer’s Dementia and Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease
Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Headaches
Narrow Angle Glaucoma
December 10, 1998 Low Tension Glaucoma
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

March 4, 1999 Automated Visual Fields in Glaucoma and Neuroopthalmology
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

July 1, 2000 Ophthalmic Anatomy
Grand Rounds at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Ophthalmology

February 2, 2001 The Art of Goniosciopy
Grand Rounds at SUNY College of Optometry

March 20, 2001 Gonioscopy in the Diagnosis of Glaucoma
Faculty Development at SUNY College of Optometry

February 27, 2002 The Conundrum of the Swollen Optic Disc
Grand Rounds at SUNY College of Optometry

March 18, 2002 The Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Optic Nerve
Grand Rounds at Montefiore Department of Ophthalmology